Haynes and Boone, LLP has one of the best banking and finance practices in Texas, according to the Chambers USA 2022 rankings (Chambers and Partners).
Chambers lauded the Finance Practice Group, ranking it Band 2 (Texas) and saying it was “well-versed in handling matters such as complex project financings, syndicated loan transactions and equity lending.” The guide also highlighted the group’s representation of large banks and private equity firms in sophisticated financing matters. Market sources also praised the team, saying:
- "Its lawyers are always extremely responsive and they work diligently to make sure they meet our deadlines."
Chambers also ranked five lawyers:
Paul Amiel also was honored in the 2022 directory for his work advising clients “on loan transactions and workouts.”
Neal Kaminsky was cited by Chambers as “a highly recommended practitioner” for his work on debt and acquisition financing matters. He was praised by sources who said:
- “He is my go-to attorney for large, complex transactions.”
James Markus was recognized by the guide for his work in the oil and gas space, including his handling of sector-specific work. Market sources complimented his practice, stating:
- “He is a fantastic partner.”
Scott G. Night was praised as a “highly respected member of the Texas financing Bar.” Chambers cited his “broad practice” and noted that he often is “consulted by lenders and borrowers on real estate and corporate lending matters.” Market sources gave him kudos, stating:
- “He is very helpful and impressive.”
Timothy Powers was hailed as a “respected practitioner” for his handling of a broad range of banking and finance matters. Market sources say he is distinguished by his breadth of knowledge and experience.
Lawyers in the firm’s Finance Practice Group are recognized for their successful work for more than 200 commercial lenders, including many of the world’s top banks, financial institutions and capital providers, as well as U.S. and foreign companies and their sponsors. Haynes Boone attorneys take a collaborative approach to a wide range of matters, including asset-based transactions, commercial lending, public finance, prime brokerage and equity lending and restructuring, and workouts and recapitalizations, among others. The team develops innovative and sophisticated financing vehicles that factor in their clients’ risk tolerance and business strategy.